Chicago bestows Honorary Doctorate on Rapper Kanye West


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Kanye West has?received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from The Art Institute of Chicago.

Dressed in a black cap and gown, the 37-year-old Chicago native accepted the honour by first removing the water bottles from the podium, according to ?Rap-up.


The outspoken rapper, who has won numerous accolades and sold out arenas worldwide, admitted to being nervous. ?I felt my nerves a bit, and I don?t feel that feeling a lot?the nerves of humility and modesty, when being honored. A humanization, a reality of being recognized.?

He said, ?I?m gonna make all of our lives easier. And it?s these Floyd Mayweather belts that are needed to prove what I?ve been saying my entire life. Whether it?s the co-sign of Paul McCartney grabbing me and saying, ?It?s OK. He doesn?t bite white people.? Or the New York Times cover. Or the TIME Most Influential cover. And now a doctorate at The Art Institute of Chicago.?

Kim Kardashian took to Instagram to congratulate her husband.

?Dr. Kanye West!!!!!!! I?m so proud of you baby & I know your mom would be so proud too!!!!?

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